Off Grid Home Forums Technical Discussion Absorptive A/C viable? Re: Absorptive A/C viable?


I understand the concept and design of absorptive systems, it’s the matter of using solar as the energy input that I’m questioning such as how much thermal energy can be harnessed from what size solar collector compared to the input needed for say a 5 ton system.

Commonly available commercial/industrial units pretty much start at 100 ton+ so they are good for scale reference, but that’s about it. I was hoping maybe someone on here had experimented with this and could point me in the right direction on where to start